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12.20.10 - NASA has issued delivery orders to three companies as part of its Innovative Lunar Demonstrations Data (ILDD) project.
12.15.10 - NASA will conduct a tanking test at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Friday, Dec. 17, to evaluate repairs made to space shuttle Discovery's external fuel tank.
12.14.10 - NASA astronaut Cady Coleman, Russian cosmonaut Dmitry Kondratyev, and European Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli launched to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2:09 p.m. EST Wednesday.
12.10.10 - NASA has awarded a contract with a potential value of $171 million to Lockheed Martin Corp. of Gaithersburg, Md., for support of International Space Station cargo mission services.
12.10.10 - Veteran NASA astronaut Alan Poindexter has left the agency to return to the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif.
12.10.10 - After a six-month stay aboard the International Space Station, astronauts Shannon Walker and Doug Wheelock will be available for live satellite interviews on Tuesday, Dec. 14, from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
12.09.10 - As NASA's space shuttle fleet nears retirement, the agency is preparing to release a comprehensive account of the program that managed the spacecraft and the dedicated people who made its accomplishments possible.
12.07.10 - The first demonstration flight of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule for NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services program has been scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 8, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
12.06.10 - A demonstration launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket for NASA’s Commercial Orbital Transportation Services program has been rescheduled for no earlier than Wednesday, Dec. 8.
12.06.10 - On Dec. 11, the NASA Johnson Space Center Contractor Recycling Partnership will host an electronic waste (e-waste) recycling event from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Space Center Houston parking lot.
12.03.10 - NASA Targets Shuttle Discovery's Launch For No Earlier Than Feb. 3
12.03.10 - NASA managers will hold a news conference at 11 a.m. CST today at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston to discuss the next space shuttle mission, STS-133, and the progress of repairs since Discovery's original launch delay Nov. 5.
11.30.10 - The first SpaceX Falcon 9 demonstration launch for NASA’s Commercial Orbital Transportation Services program is targeted for liftoff on Tuesday, Dec. 7.
11.24.10 - NASA managers will hold a news conference at 2 p.m. CST today from the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston to provide the status of the next space shuttle mission, STS-133, and the progress of repairs since Discovery's launch was delayed Nov. 5.
11.23.10 - For many Americans, the Thanksgiving holiday is about journeys that bring families and friends together. This Thanksgiving, half of the International Space Station crew will return home to Earth.
11.22.10 - NASA has awarded a $165 million contract extension to United Space Alliance of Houston to provide mission and flight crew operations support for the International Space Station and human space exploration activities after the space shuttle is retired.
11.18.10 - NASA Television will air the Thanksgiving Day return to Earth of three crew members from the International Space Station and the preparation, launch and docking of the newest trio of station residents three weeks later.
11.18.10 - To highlight International Education Week (IEW), NASA and the U.S. Department of Education will host a live long-distance call for students with International Space Station residents Scott Kelly, Shannon Walker and Doug Wheelock.
11.16.10 - NASA Schedules News Conference About Next Space Shuttle Launch
11.15.10 - Where over the world is NASA astronaut Scott Kelly? Kelly, who will be living aboard the International Space Station for nearly six months, wants to test your knowledge of the world through a geography trivia game on Twitter.
11.12.10 - NASA selected DB Consulting Group, Inc. in Silver Spring, Md., to provide information technology, multimedia, information management and external relations support services at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
11.10.10 - Two Russian cosmonauts on the International Space Station will conduct a spacewalk Monday, Nov. 15, live on NASA Television beginning at 8 a.m. CST.
11.04.10 - NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson will relive her spaceflight experience for the public, friends and co-workers in a special presentation at 6:30 p.m. CST Tuesday, Nov. 9.
10.28.10 - The International Space Station partner agencies will mark a major milestone on Nov. 2 with the 10-year anniversary of people living permanently aboard the space station.
10.26.10 - NASA will give 50 Twitter followers the opportunity to go inside the heart of a space shuttle mission during a Tweetup Tuesday, Nov. 9, at the agency's Johnson Space Center.
10.25.10 - NASA has issued an announcement seeking proposals from U. S. industry to further advance commercial crew space transportation concepts and mature the design and development of system elements, such as launch vehicles and spacecraft.
10.21.10 - NASA Flight Directors Bryan Lunney from Houston and Royce Renfrew from Marble Falls, Texas, are available for live satellite interviews from 6 to 7 a.m. CDT Thursday, Oct. 28.
10.20.10 - NASA has established a global forum for organizations interested in advancing human health and performance innovations in space and on Earth.
10.18.10 - Space researchers, physicians, astronauts, and operations experts from around the world will gather April 11-15, 2011, in Houston to discuss the next chapter in human spaceflight at the 18th International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Humans in Space Symposium.
10.18.10 - The next generation of explorers is invited to shape the “Next Golden Age of Human Space Flight” by participating in the Humans in Space Symposium International Youth Art Competition.
10.15.10 - NASA has awarded Innovative Lunar Demonstrations Data contracts to six companies for the purchase of technical data resulting from industry efforts to develop vehicle capabilities and demonstrate end-to-end robotic lunar landing missions.
10.15.10 - The deadline is fast-approaching for undergraduate students to submit their team proposals to NASA's Reduced Gravity Education Flight Program.
10.13.10 - NASA astronaut Doug Wheelock spoke from space to Mission Control at NASA's Johnson Space Center today about the ongoing rescue of the miners trapped in Chile.
10.13.10 - The McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., will host NASA astronaut Robert Behnken Wed., Oct. 20 and Thurs., Oct. 21.
10.12.10 - Recently returned from a six-month stay aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson will be available for live satellite interviews from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston between 8:15 a.m. and 10 a.m. CDT on Friday, Oct. 15.
10.08.10 - Community college students in a pilot program will take the first steps toward potential technology careers as they develop robotic explorers at NASA field centers.
10.07.10 - NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonauts Alexander Kaleri and Oleg Skripochka launched to the International Space Station aboard their Soyuz TMA-01M spacecraft at 6:10 p.m. CDT, Thursday, (5:10 a.m. Friday local time) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
10.01.10 - NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) agreed on Friday to update the International Space Station launch schedule.
09.30.10 - NASA has awarded a contract to Hamilton Sundstrand Space Systems International of Houston for spacesuit support used on the space shuttle and the International Space Station.
09.30.10 - Plan your next camp out for a national park, and you might spot one of the gems of the night sky -- the International Space Station -- from one of the nation's jewels on the ground.
09.28.10 - NASA will preview the next space shuttle mission, the final flight of shuttle Discovery and the next to last scheduled shuttle flight, during a series of news briefings Thursday, Oct. 21, at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
09.25.10 - Expedition 24 Commander Alexander Skvortsov and Flight Engineers Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Mikhail Kornienko landed their Soyuz TMA-18 spacecraft in Kazakhstan on Saturday, Sept. 25, wrapping up a six-month stay aboard the International Space Station.
09.23.10 - International Space Station astronaut Shannon Walker will speak on Wednesday, Sept. 29 to students from three schools she attended while growing up in Houston.
09.15.10 - NASA has awarded a five-year, $1.24 billion contract extension to The Boeing Co. to continue engineering support of the International Space Station through Sept. 30, 2015.
09.15.10 - NASA announced the four astronauts who will make up the crew of STS-335, the rescue mission that would fly only if needed to bring home the members of space shuttle Endeavour's STS-134 mission, currently the final scheduled shuttle flight.
09.13.10 - The return to Earth of three International Space Station crew members and the prelaunch activities, launch and docking of the station's newest trio of residents will be broadcast on NASA Television during the next several weeks.
09.10.10 - Data from NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander suggest liquid water has interacted with the Martian surface throughout the planet's history and into modern times.
09.08.10 - NASA is enabling biomedical research with National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants that take advantage of the unique microgravity environment aboard the International Space Station to explore fundamental questions about important health issues.
09.03.10 - A NASA team sent to Chile to aid trapped miners will hold a news conference about their work at the San Jose gold and copper mine near Copiapo at noon CDT, Tuesday, Sept. 7.
09.03.10 - To see what life might be like on a distant planet, reporters need only travel to the Arizona desert.
09.02.10 - NASA and its international partners have assigned three new International Space Station crew members.
09.01.10 - Why do we still find rocks from the Archean, one of the earliest geological eons on Earth dating from about 3.8 to 2.5 billion years ago?
09.01.10 - A multinational crew that will live and work on the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, Sept. 15, at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
09.01.10 - NASA astronauts Linda Godwin and Scott Altman have announced plans to leave the agency.
08.30.10 - NASA Johnson Space Center's ongoing efforts to go green, increasing energy efficiency and environmental friendliness, received high recognition recently as the U.S. Green Building Council awarded the center its second gold certification.
08.20.10 - If you like music, the space program and are a little nostalgic, NASA has the perfect opportunity for you. For the first time, the public can help choose songs to wake up the astronauts during the last two scheduled space shuttle missions.
08.12.10 - The third spacewalk to restore full cooling capability to the International Space Station is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 16.
08.12.10 - NASA will host media in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Houston on Tuesday, Aug. 31, for a behind-the-scenes look at the agency's major airborne campaign studying Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico hurricanes.
08.11.10 - For the first time, twin brothers are slated to be in space simultaneously early next year.
08.09.10 - NASA has issued a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) to purchase specific data resulting from industry efforts to test and verify vehicle capabilities through demonstrations of small robotic landers. The purpose is to inform the development of future human and robotic lander vehicles.
08.06.10 - Area reporters are invited to experience life on an extraterrestrial surface, without leaving their own hometown.
08.06.10 - The first of two spacewalks by NASA astronauts to replace a failed ammonia pump on the International Space Station has been moved to Saturday, Aug. 7.
08.03.10 - The first of two spacewalks by NASA astronauts to replace a failed ammonia pump on the International Space Station has been delayed by 24 hours to Friday, Aug. 6. A second spacewalk is planned for Monday, Aug. 9, to complete the repairs.
07.30.10 - NASA's Robonaut 2 has no voice but is ready to tell you its story -- in 140 characters or less.
07.30.10 - NASA has awarded a contract to Raytheon Technical Services Co. of Webster, Texas, to operate, maintain and provide sustaining engineering at the Johnson Space Center's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory and Space Vehicle Mockup Facility in Houston. The contract has a maximum value of $119.9 million.
07.28.10 - NASA managers will discuss an upcoming spacewalk at the International Space Station during a news briefing at 1 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, Aug. 3.
07.27.10 - NASA is inviting the public to choose an area in northern Arizona where explorers will conduct part of the annual Desert Research and Technology Studies, known as Desert RATS.
07.23.10 - The number of languages used on the International Space Station has recently increased. In addition to those spoken in the 15 countries that have had representatives aboard the space station, American Sign Language, or ASL, is now included.
07.23.10 - NASA is offering undergraduate students an opportunity to test an experiment in weightless science as part of the agency's Reduced Gravity Education Flight Program. Proposals are due by Oct. 27.
07.14.10 - NASA officials will discuss an upcoming International Space Station spacewalk by two Russian cosmonauts during a news briefing at 2 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, July 21.
07.13.10 - NASA has selected nine experiments, designed by students at seven schools, for astronauts to perform on the International Space Station this summer.
07.08.10 - NASA and its international partners, the Russia Federal Space Agency and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), have assigned four new International Space Station crews.
07.08.10 - NASA has awarded contracts to three companies and one university for crew robotics and vehicle equipment work. The combined total value of the four contracts is not to exceed $70 million.
07.07.10 - The Space Life Sciences Directorate at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston has selected three winning solutions to address astronaut health and performance issues.
07.01.10 - NASA is targeting approximately 4:33 p.m. EDT on Nov. 1 for the launch of space shuttle Discovery's STS-133 mission and 4:19 p.m. EST on Feb. 26, 2011, for the liftoff of shuttle Endeavour's STS-134 flight from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
06.30.10 - The next trio of International Space Station residents will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, July 13, at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
06.28.10 - NASA Television will broadcast live the repositioning of a Soyuz spacecraft docked to the International Space Station on Monday, June 28. The capsule's half-hour journey from the Zvezda Service Module to the Rassvet Module will begin at 12:58 p.m. CDT.
06.28.10 - NASA has awarded a contract with a maximum value of $273 million to Barrios Technology, Ltd., of Houston for International Space Station mission integration services support.
06.23.10 - After more than five months living aboard the International Space Station, NASA astronaut T.J. Creamer will be available for satellite interviews from Houston between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, June 30.
06.16.10 - From one college athlete to another, Nebraska native and Hastings College alumnus NASA astronaut Clay Anderson will present an NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) College World Series baseball and cap flown in space to the NCAA at the College World Series in Omaha, Neb., on Sat., June 19.
06.15.10 - NASA astronauts Doug Wheelock and Shannon Walker and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin launched to the International Space Station aboard their Soyuz TMA-19 spacecraft at 4:35 p.m. CDT Tuesday (3:35 a.m. Wednesday local time) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
06.15.10 - To honor her Houston connections, including Houston schools, astronaut Shannon Walker launched a YouTube video contest last spring asking the question “Why should the United States explore space?” Three Houston area students won the contest by creatively using video to communicate the importance of exploring space.
06.14.10 - Lawrence D. Thomas has been appointed manager of NASA's Constellation Program, which manages the effort to take humans beyond low-Earth orbit and develop the next generation launch vehicle and spacecraft.
06.10.10 - Although every NASA astronaut has called Houston home at one time or another, only one -- astronaut Shannon Walker -- was born, raised and educated from first grade through her doctorate in Space City.
06.08.10 - NASA is inviting members of the public to send electronic images of their faces into orbit aboard one of the final remaining space shuttle missions.
06.03.10 - Rocks examined by NASA's Spirit Mars Rover hold evidence of a wet, non-acidic ancient environment that may have been favorable for life. Confirming this mineral clue took four years of analysis by several scientists.
06.01.10 - Expedition 23 Commander Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineers T.J. Creamer and Soichi Noguchi landed their Soyuz spacecraft in Kazakhstan Tuesday, June 1, wrapping up a five-and-a-half-month stay aboard the International Space Station.
05.26.10 - Veteran astronauts Dominic Gorie and John "Danny" Olivas are leaving NASA. Olivas' last day with the agency was Tuesday, May 25 and Gorie's is June 4.
05.24.10 - NASA Television will cover the June 1 return to Earth of three International Space Station crew members and the June 15 launch of the newest trio of station residents.
05.21.10 - NASA's space shuttle astronauts will answer elementary and middle school students' questions Saturday while orbiting approximately 220 miles above Earth on the International Space Station. The event is scheduled from 7:40 to 8 a.m. EDT, Saturday, May 22.
05.21.10 - The 12 crew members aboard space shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 5:25 a.m. CDT on Sunday, May 23.
05.18.10 - Space shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station are flying together 220 miles overhead until Sunday, May 23.
05.18.10 - NASA's space shuttle Atlantis is delivering science experiments and a new Russian laboratory to the International Space Station, continuing the transition from station assembly to continuous scientific research through the end of the decade.
05.17.10 - NASA will hold a media teleconference Friday, May 21, at 3:15 p.m. EDT with the crew of the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations, or NEEMO, living underwater off the coast of Florida.
05.12.10 - NASA Twitter followers will have the chance to personally go inside the heart of a space shuttle mission at the agency’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston.
05.10.10 - NASA-sponsored studies have found that omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil may play a role in mitigating bone breakdown that occurs during spaceflight and in osteoporosis.
05.04.10 - NASA will send two astronauts, a veteran undersea engineer and an experienced scientist into the ocean depths off Florida's east coast this month to test exploration concepts and learn more about working in an unforgiving, treacherous environment.
05.03.10 - NASA Flight Directors Michael Sarafin of Herkimer, N.Y., and Emily Nelson of Austin, Texas, are available for live satellite interviews from 6 to 7 a.m. CDT Friday, May 7.
04.29.10 - NASA Television will provide live coverage of the May 6 launch of the Pad Abort 1 flight test.
04.28.10 - At the next space shuttle launch, NASA will host 150 people from around the world and provide them with a behind-the-scenes perspective to share with their followers via the social networking service Twitter.
04.27.10 - The residents of the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of food, fuel and supplies on Saturday, May 1, and NASA Television will broadcast the arrival live.
04.23.10 - NASA’s Johnson Space Center has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for the expansion of one of its procurement offices, bringing the total number of recognized buildings at the center to three.
04.22.10 - NASA’s Johnson Space Center has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for the expansion of one of its procurement offices, bringing the total number of recognized buildings at the center to three.
04.22.10 - NASA's Human Research Program and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute, or NSBRI, of Houston will fund 11 proposals to help investigate questions about astronaut health and performance on future space exploration missions.
04.20.10 - NASA and the National Science Teachers Association, or NSTA, have selected high school teachers from Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Missouri, New York, North Carolina and Washington to fly an experiment in microgravity.
04.20.10 - Seventy-six students from community colleges in 28 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico have been selected to travel to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, May 20-22, for an out-of-this-world experience.
04.14.10 - During the next space shuttle mission, NASA will host two Tweetups to give the public an insider's look at the nation's space program.
04.14.10 - NASA will preview the next space shuttle mission, the final scheduled flight of space shuttle Atlantis, during a series of news briefings Monday, May 3, at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
04.14.10 - NASA will launch the first human-like robot to space later this year to become a permanent resident of the International Space Station.
04.13.10 - A new agreement between NASA and Chrysler may put rocket science on the road and automotive technologies in space. The collaboration seeks to use technologies originally developed for human spaceflight to enhance future vehicles and adapt advanced automotive technology for use in space.
04.12.10 - Astronauts orbiting 220 miles above Earth will speak with students in Gibsonville, N.C., on Wednesday, April 14. The call with the students and space shuttle Commander Alan Poindexter and Mission Specialists Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger, Stephanie Wilson and Clay Anderson will take place at 1:06 p.m. EDT at Eastern Guilford High School in Gibsonville.
04.12.10 - The 13 crew members aboard space shuttle Discovery and the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 6:26 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, April 14.
04.08.10 - NASA Johnson Space Center Director Michael L. Coats will be available to media at 4 p.m. CDT Thursday, April 8, to discuss the center's roles in 2011 and beyond.
04.07.10 - NASA has set a launch date and a media preview day for its next flight test, called Pad Abort 1.
03.22.10 - Weighing not much more than a pound and often less, neonatal infants are getting a high-tech assist from NASA’s Johnson Space Center’s engineers.
04.06.10 - NASA has signed a $335 million modification to the current International Space Station contract with the Russian Federal Space Agency for crew transportation, rescue and related services in 2013 and 2014.
04.05.10 - Eighth grade students and children of the military community in California's Monterey Peninsula area will speak with astronauts orbiting 220 miles above Earth on Saturday, April 10.
04.02.10 - NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson and Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Mikhail Kornienko safely launched to the International Space Station aboard a Soyuz spacecraft on Friday
04.02.10 - NASA engineers and contractors have worked together for the past two years on a technology that would make it easier for future space vehicles to dock to the International Space Station.
04.01.10 - NASA will exercise the second of two one-year options on a three-year, $182.6 million contract to Enterprise Advisory Services Inc., of Houston for facility operations and support at NASA's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, N.M.
04.01.10 - NASA will exercise the second of two one-year options on a five-year contract to Jacobs Technology Inc., of Tullahoma, Tenn., for test and evaluation support at NASA's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, N.M.
04.01.10 - NASA astronaut Shannon Walker is hosting a video competition for students in the greater Houston area. The competition will be featured on ReelNASA’s channel of YouTube and will begin Thursday, April 1, and continue through Friday, May 14, 2010.
03.24.10 - NASA Flight Directors Richard Jones and Ron Spencer are available for live satellite interviews beginning March 30 at 6 a.m. CDT.
03.18.10 - Expedition 22 Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Max Suraev landed their Soyuz TMA-16 spacecraft on the steppes of Kazakhstan Thursday, wrapping up a five-and-a-half-month stay aboard the International Space Station.
03.11.10 - NASA Television will cover the landing of two current International Space Station crew members and the launch of three upcoming station residents later in March and April.
03.09.10 - NASA has exercised a $60 million, one-year extension option for a contract with Science Applications International Corporation of Houston to provide support to safety and mission assurance activities at the agency's Johnson Space Center.
03.05.10 - NASA will highlight the educational activities planned on the next space shuttle mission during a news briefing at 12 p.m. CST, Tuesday, March 9.
03.03.10 - NASA's International Space Station Program has won the 2009 Collier Trophy, which is considered the top award in aviation.
02.26.10 - Spaceflight pioneer Aaron Cohen, a former director of NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, died Thursday, Feb. 25 after a lengthy illness. He was 79.
02.25.10 - NASA exercised two one-year extension options with a combined value of $130 million for a contract with Computer Sciences Corporation of Fort Worth, Texas.
02.25.10 - Science results from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, Chandrayaan-1, and Chang’E-1 lunar missions will highlight the 41st annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference March 1-5 in Houston.
02.23.10 - NASA has presented its Quality and Safety Achievement Recognition, or QASAR, award for 2009 to John Michael Rollins of Houston.
02.23.10 - Although every NASA astronaut has called Houston home at one time or another, only one -- astronaut Shannon Walker -- was born, raised and educated from first grade through her doctorate in Space City.
02.19.10 - NASA will preview the next space shuttle mission during a series of news briefings on Tuesday, March 9, at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
02.17.10 - The next set of International Space Station residents will be available to talk to journalists at 1 p.m. CST on Tuesday, March 2.
02.16.10 - NASA will exercise a one-year extension option for a contract with Computer Science Corporation of Fort Worth, Texas, to provide aircraft maintenance and modification support.
02.16.10 - The 11 crew members aboard space shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 8:39 p.m. CST on Thursday, Feb. 18.
02.12.10 - For the first time, NASA Twitter followers can personally go inside the heart of a space shuttle mission at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
02.12.10 - NASA’s White Sands Test Facility (WSTF) in Las Cruces, New Mexico has added a National Board Inspection Code (NBIC)-certified Valve Repair Facility to its array of spacecraft, component and propulsion system test and evaluation capabilities.
02.11.10 - Students in elementary and middle schools nationwide will have their questions about space answered live on Feb. 14 by space shuttle astronauts orbiting 220 miles above Earth.
02.10.10 - NASA and Texas Instruments are using the theme of human space exploration to develop digital libraries of math and science problems for high school students.
02.08.10 - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Johnson Space Center Director Mike Coats will be available for a roundtable discussion with media at 2:30 p.m. CST today, Monday, Feb. 8, at the Johnson Space Center.
02.05.10 - NASA and its international partners are looking forward to unprecedented scientific opportunities aboard the International Space Station, or ISS.
02.04.10 - NASA and General Motors are working together to accelerate development of the next generation of robots and related technologies for use in the automotive and aerospace industries.
02.04.10 - The Twitterverse and universe will converge during space shuttle Endeavour's upcoming mission to the International Space Station.
02.01.10 - NASA has awarded $50 million through funded agreements to further the commercial sector's capability to support transport of crew to and from low Earth orbit.
01.28.10 - NASA soon will provide Internet viewers an inside look at astronauts working in space by streaming video live from the International Space Station's laboratories.
01.22.10 - For the first time, NASA Twitter followers can personally go inside the heart of a space shuttle mission at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
01.22.10 - Astronauts aboard the International Space Station received a special software upgrade this week - personal access to the Internet and the World Wide Web via the ultimate wireless connection.
01.12.10 - NASA will hold a briefing for journalists with the next set of residents of the International Space Station at 1 p.m. CST Thursday, Jan. 21, from NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
01.11.10 - The news briefings to preview the year's first space shuttle mission have been rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 29, at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
01.06.10 - NASA officials will discuss an upcoming spacewalk by two Russian cosmonauts, the relocation of a Soyuz spacecraft to a new docking port and other International Space Station activities during a briefing at 1 p.m. CST on Monday, Jan. 11.
01.04.10 - A moon rock collected during the historic Apollo 11 mission more than 40 years ago will be heading back to space and a new home aboard the International Space Station, sharing quarters with a piece of Mt. Everest.
01.01.10 - NASA astronaut John Grunsfeld, who participated in three spaceflights to service the Hubble Space Telescope, is leaving the agency to become the deputy director of the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore.